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Eleanor Mae Touchette

January 18, 1937 June 2, 2019
Eleanor Mae Touchette
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RUMFORD, ME – Eleanor Mae Touchette, 82, of Rumford, died Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Rumford Community Home, Rumford, ME. She was born in Rumford, ME January 18, 1937, the daughter of George and Elsie (Goodwin) Howe, graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford Class of 1955, and served with the U. S. Marine Corps.
Eleanor worked as a dowel maker at J. A. Thurston Dowel Mill in Frye, ME for many years. She was a member of the Rumford First Baptist Church. Eleanor enjoyed wood working with her husband and loved to spend time with her family.
She was married in Rumford, ME on February 18, 1961 to Donald R. Touchette who died in 2014. Survivors include 4 daughters Natalie “Lana” Reed and husband Skip of Mexico, April Arsenault and companion Mark McCarn of Sanford, Donna and Crystal Touchette of Rumford; 5 sons Pastor Scott Touchette of Rumford, Donald Touchette, Jr and wife Karen of Rumford, William Treadwell and wife Jan of Brunswick, Darryl Touchette and companion Denise Feliciano of Oakland, and Craig Touchette and wife Sue of Westbrook; a sister Debbie Gervais and husband Bob of NH; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and was predeceased by her parents and several siblings.
A special thank you to family and friends for making life as good as possible for Eleanor and special thanks to Heather Cloutier and her personal chef Brian Cloutier for helping Scott and Eleanor through the hard times.
Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories online at
Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Rumford First Baptist Church, 112 Washington Street, Rumford, ME. Interment will be at The Old Frye Cemetery, Route # 120, Roxbury, ME. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND MONUMENT SERVICES, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276

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11:00 AM 6/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Rumford First Baptist Church

112 Washington Street
Rumford, ME 04276

Rumford First Baptist Church
112 Washington Street Rumford 04276 ME
United States

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Old Frye Cemetery Final Resting Place

Route # 120
Roxbury, Maine 04275

Route # 120 Roxbury 04275 Maine
United States

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